Pete Visclosky

Some millionaires are moving to Maryland

I'm confused. Republican also-ran gubernatorial candidate Brian Murphy is trying to convince us that Warren Buffett was wrong when he told Congress he ought to be taxed more ("Warren Buffett is wrong," Aug 25). Mr. Murphy attempted to demonstrate that Warren Buffett is wrong primarily by claiming that the Maryland millionaire's tax has caused many millionaires to flee from the state.

However, now comes word that Representatives Xavier Becerra (D-California) and Peter Visclosky (D-Indiana) have not only bought houses in Maryland but assert that Maryland is their primary residence for tax purposes. This makes no sense in the context of Mr. Murphy's assertion. Why would...